SCRANTON — Samuel Morano, of Clarks Summit, is among nine incoming students awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships at The University of Scranton.
Presidential Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen with outstanding records in high school and notable community involvement. The scholarship covers four years of full tuition provided the student maintains at least a 3.25 grade point average.
Morano graduated as valedictorian of Abington Heights High School where he played on the baseball team, was co-captain of Science Olympiad, participated in student council and was inducted into the National Honor Society. He is a National AP Scholar with Distinction and a National Merit Commended Scholar. He was named a 2015 Times-Tribune Scholastic Superstar.
His service includes volunteer work at Traditional Home Health and Hospice, St. Joseph’s Festival and Habitat for Humanity in Franklin, West Virginia. A biology major, he is also a member of the University’s Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program.
His parents are Tammy and John Morano, Esq., also an alumnus of The University of Scranton.